Bracelet

  • Alma Eikerman, Bracelet, 1980, sterling silver and red brass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the James Renwick Alliance and museum purchase made possible by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, 1992.93.2

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The irregular bulges of this bracelet look like water captured in metal. In the artist’s own words, “The true function of jewelry is to decorate, to ornament and thus command attention and admiration. In this sense the ornament must reveal form that is worthy and expressive of its time.”

Title
Bracelet
Artist
Date
1980
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 1 in. (10.8 x 11.1 x 2.5 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the James Renwick Alliance and museum purchase made possible by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program

Mediums
Mediums Description
sterling silver and red brass
Classifications
Object Number
1992.93.2
Palette
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